The rules of the game dating book
My thought: There are a total of 31 rules in the book and they are each explained in detail with real-life anecdotes sprinkled in.
Skimming the table of contents alone and seeing so many "don'ts," it's easy to wonder, The fact is, not really.
I'd hear the usual, "Don't kiss on the first date," "Wait at least two days to return his call," "Don't give it up too easily." When I was younger, I would adhere to some of these guidelines, but always netted out feeling, "It's all too much. I want to be honest about how I feel and let a relationship unfold naturally." So, years later, when I finally read The book was immediately hard to take seriously because the writing and structure was a little elementary and repetitive (but I guess dating advice has to be drilled into the receiver's head).
It was a little salesy -- the writers seemed to be selling their consulting services.
I put on a shirt I thought was sexy and I blow dried my hair. "Um, yeah, no reason" he said with raised eyebrows. And then, he looked at me with another disapproving look and said, "What's up with your hair? Neil Strauss believes a woman who allows a man to make her feel cut down and unwanted will immediately do whatever it takes to MAKE him want her.
When he saw me the first thing he did was look me up and down, take my shoulders and turn me around to see the back, and then said with an almost disgusted expression, "is that a new shirt? Yet truly, ladies, if a man cuts you down, walk away! The next time it happens, just observe first what it brings up in you, be aware of what it's doing to you and see if your initial response is to try to make him want you and prove to him that you ARE sexy. Subscribe, choose the community that you most identify with or want to learn more about and we’ll send you the news that matters most once a week throughout Trump’s first 100 days in office.
Last night I opened to a few random pages of the book "The Game," a guide for pick-up artists by Neil Strauss.
According to many guys I know, this is a must read.
Here's a disclaimer: I did not read the whole book. But what I did see needs to be addressed, and I would like to call women's attention to it as a helpful tool. It was a stick figure drawing of a woman, and pointing to each specific part of her body, there were "lines" of suggestion as to what a pick-up artist should say. Error Banner a.modal_overlay.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:hover:before.modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px)@media(max-height:700px).modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px).inline_editor_content:hover .inline_editor_edit.inline_editor_content .form_buttons.question_details .qtext_image_wrapper.question_details .qtext_image_placeholder.question_details .qtext_image. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Selector .selector_results_container.form_buttons.form_buttons a.form_buttons input[type='submit'].form_buttons .submit_button.form_buttons .submit_button.form_buttons .action_button.hover_menu.hover_menu:before,.hover_menu:after.hover_menu.show_nub:before.hover_menu.show_nub:after.hover_menu.show_nub.white_bg:after.hover_menu .hover_menu_contents.hover_menu.white_bg .hover_menu_contents. And the book seemed to imply that most women were lowly, desperate creatures.This particular version is about dating in the digital age, so it covers things like how to handle online dating, Facebooking, Tweeting and texting; they even included a handy little "Text-Back Times" table, which outlines how long you should wait before responding to a text, depending on how old you are.